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AACE Issues The Champion of Equal Education Rights Award to Ms. Holly Ham

For Immediate Release December 23, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: On December 19, 2019, the Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) awarded Ms. Holly Ham, former Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI), with the “Champion of Equal Education Rights” award. Ms. Ham received this honor for her outstanding support for advancing the… Read More »

AACE Stands Firmly with New York’s Asian-American Community in the Lawsuit Against Racial Balancing in the Discovery Program

For Immediate Release December 16, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: On December 11, 2019, Mr. Raymond Wong, AACE’s Board Director of the Legal Committee, joined New York parents and the Chinese American Citizens Alliance of Greater New York (CACAGNY) in a court hearing on the Discovery Program case. As a co-plaintiff in this landmark Asian-American civil rights case and a national organization… Read More »

AACE Sends Letter to the U.S. Department of Education in Support of the Civil Rights Complaint Against Montgomery County Public Schools

For Immediate Release December 12, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: On December 10, 2019, Mr. Yukong Zhao, the President of Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) sent a letter to Mr. Kenneth Marcus, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, to support a recently submitted civil rights case regarding racist educational policies undertaken by the… Read More »

AACE 2019 Essay Contest Winner Announcement

For Immediate Release December 1, 2019 Livingston, New Jersey: The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) is excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Essay Contest on the topic of “My American Dream ─ Equal Education Rights.” The Contest ended on November 15, 2019 and we received many outstanding submissions. After carefully reviewing every entry, we have… Read More »

AACE Celebrates Major Electoral Success in the Washington State to Defeat Divisive and Racist R-88

For Immediate Release November 12, 2019  Livingston, New Jersey:  On November 5, 2019, Washington voters rejected race-based affirmative action as in Referendum Measure 88 (R-88). The Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE) congratulates local grass-root efforts and our national alliance of Asian-American organizations on this historical achievement in our collective pursuit of equality and equal education rights. Tuesday’s… Read More »